'''The Greyboy Allstars''' are a jazz band
who released their fourth album, Inland Emperor, in 2013.
The band came together in 1994, when a select group of musicians were asked to perform at a record release party for the landmark acid jazz
and club staple “Freestylin” by San Diego|San Diego’s DJ Greyboy
, who was well known for spinning `70s soul and funk. The group enjoyed playing together, and decided to continue on as a band. The Greyboy Allstars started playing weekly at San Diego’s now defunct Green Circle
, weekends at San Francisco|San Francisco’s Elbo Room
and various clubs throughout Europe. By playing danceable boogaloo
music within the soul and jazz genres, they became very popular both nationally and internationally.
The lineup of the band remains nearly the same, with Karl Denson
on horns, flute, and vocals, Robert Walter (musician)|Robert Walter
on keyboards, Elgin Park